Events

Robert Capa – Retrospective Photographic Exhibition

The retrospective exhibition features 97 black and white photographs depicting the key events of five wars, which the author documented with his camera. The exhibition also features a series of portrait photographs of Capa’s friends and artistic colleagues, such as Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner, Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso.

Besides Henri Cartier-Bresson, Capa was one of the most influential founding members of Magnum Photos, the world’s most prestigious photo agency.

Afghanistan – Slovene Views

The exhibition is dedicated to Afghanistan and its rich cultural history and legacy, despite the decades of turbulent events that have transformed the country and its people profoundly since they started in the late 1970s. The exhibition features the photographs, mementoes and objects from private collections of over twenty Slovenes who travelled around Afghanistan in the early 1970s, at a time when Afghanistan was still a peaceful, open country, as well as other travellers who got to know the country in the periods after – up until the present day.

Vanishing Cultures – Photo exhibition by National Geographic Slovenia

Photographers Arne Hodalič and Katja Bidovec are exhibiting their photographs from their project "Vanishing Cultures", whose aim is to present the peoples who still live like they did centuries ago, but are – according to anthropologists – on the verge of extinction due to various reasons. They exhibition features the portraits of indigenous people from the hard-to-reach parts of the Ethiopia's Omo River basin, as well as Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland, India's last two wilderness corners.

Odprta Kuhna (Open Kitchen) – Open-Air Food Market

At the Open Kitchen, a food market offering freshly prepared culinary delights, every Friday various Slovenian culinary masters cook on the spot and sell the prepared dishes at their stalls. A wide range of food and drinks is available – around thirty food and beverage establishments participate every week, promoting everything they have on offer, including Slovenian inns, restaurants, agritourism farms, and independent culinary masters. Cooking is accompanied by an entertainment programme with various musical performances.

Ljubljana 3x3 Challenger – Street Basketball Tournament

At the Ljubljana Challenger tournament, 16 top street basketball teams will compete to qualify for the FIBA 3x3 World Tour Masters Tournament. Ljubljana, which is hosting the international tournament in the middle of the city's historic centre, in Kongresni Trg Square, boasts a rich tradition of street basketball. The annual national championship in Ljubljana is considered one of the biggest sporting events of this kind.